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OECD Reviews of Innovation Policy: Netherlands 2014 Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/9214071e.pdf
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This book provides a comprehensive assessment of the innovation system of the Netherlands, focusing on the role of government and including concrete recommendations on how to improve policies that affect innovation and R&D performance.
Evaluation of Industrial Policy Click to Access:
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Industrial policy, broadly defined, covers a multitude of policy instruments and approaches. While there has been a recent revival of interest in industrial policy around the world, systematic evidence of efficacy is relatively scarce. This report brings together the work of an OECD expert...

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ICT employment Click to Access:
    http://data.oecd.org/ict/ict-employment.htm
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ICT employment is defined as the people working in the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) sector.
Nanotechnology and Tyres Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/9214051e.pdf
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This report provides insights into the policy issues related to nanotechnology use in the tyre industry: the status of nanotechnology innovation, the economic and social costs and benefits, their safe use, and decision making.
Cloud Computing: The Concept, Impacts and the Role of Government Policy Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/5jxzf4lcc7f5.pdf
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Cloud computing is changing the way computing is undertaken. It provides the ability to access IT resources on demand without the need for significant capital expenditure, thereby lowering the entry barriers for new entrants in multiple sectors. Cloud computing has thus become a platform for...
 
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